Can you really judge a book by its cover? To some extent, this is a good starting point – each commentary series has its own goals, and relative technical difficulty level. Best Commentaries dot com takes you further, though – you can see the books on a virtual bookshelf (comparing their relative sizes and thicknesses), …
Great post from Mike on someone who looks for truth all over the place, but ultimately finds it in a location he’d ruled out before his search began.
scribal error? This week as a Sunday School activity, we had a look at the idea of how the copies of the New Testament came into being. Scribes made copies of the originals, and then copies of these copies were made. Parchment was very expensive, and so the original copyists didn’t tend to use spaces …
helpful reflections from jeltzz on what to do with all that bible teaching you’re getting.
[kev] A variety of online and offline bible map resources. I’ve found a map can really bring something to life – especially when explaining things to kids – this would save a lot of time compared to trying to prepare something yourself.
In search of some backup materials for Bible study, I trekked across to Koorong at West Ryde, arriving on a weeknight at around 7pm. As usual, the place was eerily quiet: the best sellers were the usual suspects, with an ever increasing number of prosperity-based titles present. These days, when I’m surrounded by Christian books, …
Extract from a j-moff sermon on the The Invisibility of God – : Fishing for God.
Suggested titles for those who want to read puritan literature in 2008.
For those of you who are keeping track on my side project to write out the Psalms by hand, today I finished writing out Psalm 30… a mini-milestone; it’s the first group of printouts that I’m copying from… hopefully psalms 31-60 take less than a year to write!
A new concept to me: “Hanging Out” to the Glory of God